Lectures and Computer Labs
This course is taught using a combination of lectures, case analyses, and team-work. Student teams will be given the opportunity to implement and analyze business strategic decisions of their choice in detail and present the results of such strategies in class. The purpose of the competing teams will be to explore and discuss new cutting-edge business strategies.
|Case Studies (1-10)||10-30%|
|Group Reports (1-4)||10-30%|
The student will be able to:
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Dess, G.G., Lumpkin, G.T., Eisner, A.B., Peridis, T., Strategic Management, Creating Competitive Advantages, latest Canadian Ed., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.
One of the following computer simulations, depending upon instructor's choice and inter-institutional agreements:
Arthur A. Thompson, Jr., Stappenbeck and Reidenbach: BSG.
GLO-BUS Software, Inc. The Business Strategy Game is marketed exclusively by McGraw-Hill / Irwin, Inc.
Jensen, R. L. Business Management Laboratory, Latest Ed. Richard D. Irwin
Scott, Strickland, Hofmeister and Thompson. Micromatic: A Strategic Management Simulation, Latest Ed. Houghton Mifflin Co.
Smith, J. R. and Golden, P. A. Corporation, a Strategic Management Simulation Latest Ed. Prentice Hall
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO BUS 290 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU BUSI 2XXX (3)||2008/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG BUSM 2XXX (3)||2008/09/01 to -|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC BUS 293 (3)||2008/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU BUS 2XX (3)||2008/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BBUS 2XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BBUS 2XX (3)||2008/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU BUSI 2XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO MGMT 2nd (3)||2008/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV COMM 2nd (3), Precludes UBCV COMM 492||2008/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BUS 206 (3)||2008/09/01 to 2017/04/30|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC COM 2XX (1.5)||2008/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU MGMT 2nd (3)||2008/09/01 to -|